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Watchdog demands changes in the EU transparency register

Publication date: 
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Leonardo Alles
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On May 31 the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) released a report entitled ‘Lobbying law firms – unfinished business’ which demonstrates that many law firms based in Brussels chose to not comply with the EU lobby transparency register. Although not mandatory, the absence of important actors displayed the shortcomings of the system.

Give the Commission your views on EU lobbying!

Publication date: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The European Commission is consulting on lobby transparency until 31 May 2016. Make sure you tell them what you think; this ALTER-EU template provides some food for thought.

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National representations in Brussels: open for corporate lobbyists

Publication date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Corporate lobbyists enjoy widespread access to member state representations according to the first ever study on lobbying activities at national government offices in Brussels.

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New lobby register consultation: Will the Commission finally grasp the lobbying bull by the horns?

Publication date: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

As the European Commission launches its public consultation on the future EU lobby transparency regime, the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) makes the following immediate reaction.



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